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You might hire an event coordinator to:

  • Plan a yearly calendar of events for your brand
  • Handle event coordination for clients on a seasonal or ongoing basis

  • Support a specific high-profile event, which will require the dedicated year-round work of a focused team

  • Support your trade show presence, coordinating travel plans, setup, and other sponsorship and/or exhibition details

  • Handle activities associated with events, from driving sign-ups with ads and emails to performing cleanup tasks

Required skills and qualifications Preferred skills and qualifications
Portfolio of successful events in the [X] industry
Established relationships with vendors
Excellent organizational, communication, negotiation, multitasking, and interpersonal skills
Experience in managing budgets and tracking expenses
Experience working with colleagues in graphic design, sales, marketing, and communications
Proficiency with more than one language
Ability to remain calm under pressure and problem-solve without losing a customer-service attitude
Degree in PR or hospitality management